Tag Archives: Employee Relations

Why Can’t You Retain Top Talent?

“Being the best at whatever talent you have, that’s what stimulates life.” – Tom Landry The competitive nature of today’s global economy stipulates that you have and retain the top talent in your organization. We acknowledge that to do so … Continue reading

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The Changing Work Environment Part III: Providing Choice

“I believe happiness is a choice. Some days it is a very difficult choice.” – Steve Gleason  Our three part series on the changing work environment was inspired by findings in the Staples Advantage Workplace Index (http://bit.ly/1ULVQr7). Findings in the … Continue reading

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The Changing Work Environment Part II: Providing Autonomy

“The way you delegate is that first you have to hire people that you really have confidence in. You won’t truly let those people feel a sense of autonomy if you don’t have confidence in them.” – Robert Pozen   … Continue reading

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The Changing Work Environment Part I: Providing Flexibility

“To make flexibility work, it is not only necessary to change our attitude about who is a good worker and who is not, but we have to train managers at all levels to recognize the difference between the number of … Continue reading

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It’s Not About the Mission Statement

Clients do not come first. Employees come first. If you take care of your employees, they will take care of the clients. – Richard Branson Writing for Talent Management and HR (http://bit.ly/1KWCe2t ), John Hollon cites a survey concerning the … Continue reading

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How Anger Shapes You as a Leader

We boil at different degrees. – Clint Eastwood A story is told of the 18th-century British physician John Hunter, who was a pioneer in the field of surgery and served as surgeon to King George III, who suffered from angina. … Continue reading

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Recognition: The Fuel of Employee Engagement

Don’t worry when you are not recognized, but rather strive to be worthy of recognition. – Abraham Lincoln A story is told of the great Italian Renaissance artist Michelangelo who happened to overhear a group of people admiring his Pieta, … Continue reading

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